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Afghan National Museum welcomes home ancient sculpture from Germany

January 31, 2012

Germany recently returned an ancient artifact to the Afghan National Museum. Read Article »

Holocaust Memorial Day marks 67th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation

January 27, 2012

Friday, January 27, marks the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp, and is also honored as Holocaust Memorial Day in Germany. Read Article »

Italy's economy finds stability, Germany's begins to weaken

January 11, 2012

Economic instability in Europe has been an ongoing concern, and political leaders from Germany and Italy recently banded together to try to confront the debt crisis head-on. Read Article »

German unemployment rates hit record low at end of 2011

January 3, 2012

Germany's unemployment levels are the lowest they have been in years, and the nation's economy is expected to continue grow in 2012, albeit slower than last year. Read Article »

A-Rod travels to Germany for medical treatment

December 29, 2011

Alex Rodriguez, also known as A-Rod to his fans, recently informed his team that he wanted to travel to Germany for a medical procedure not offered in the United States. Read Article »

Scientists gather in Germany to determine how to harness sun's energy most effectively

December 12, 2011

Scientists in Germany are working to create the technology needed to harness solar power directly from outer space. Read Article »

Jessica Biel joins Thomas Gottschalk for his final show in Germany

December 5, 2011

German TV host Thomas Gottschalk recently said goodbye to his audience on the final episode of his variety show, "Wetten Dass...?" (Wanna Bet?), and he was joined by American and German celebrities for his send-off show. Read Article »

Rocky: The Musical comes to Germany

November 30, 2011

Sylvester Stallone is once again revisiting his Rocky days, but the most recent production of the boxer's story will not be coming to the silver screen any time soon. Read Article »

German museum worker accidentally damages $1.1 million sculpture

November 8, 2011

A private art collector loaned a sculpture worth $1.1 million to the Ostwall Museum in Dortmund, Germany, and it was recently damaged during its stay. Read Article »

German government turns to YouTube to reach its citizens

October 19, 2011

YouTube is not just a site for people to watch cute videos of kittens and funny ones of people getting hurt in dumb ways, it is also an effective way to reach a large audience, whether for commercial, political or news-based purposes. Read Article »

Oktoberfest guests leave behind odd assortment of items

October 14, 2011

Oktoberfest ended on Monday, and after two weeks of heavy drinking many festival-attendees tend to lose some of their personal belongings. Read Article »

Pirate party gains ground in Germany

October 11, 2011

Avast, ye German politicos! The Pirate Party is rapidly gaining support following last month's regional elections. Read Article »

Pope Benedict XVI's recent visit to Germany sparks protests

September 28, 2011

Last week, Pope Benedict XVI paid a visit to Germany, marking his first trip back to his homeland since he became the leader of the Catholic church. Read Article »

Germans spell success at cycling world championship time trials

September 22, 2011

Germany has been doing well at the cycling world championship in Denmark, winning the men's and women's time trials. Read Article »

Future cars are creating a stir at the Frankfurt International Motor Show

September 16, 2011

The Frankfurt International Motor Show has been held in Germany since 1897, and the 64th annual event is currently in full-swing. Read Article »

Banksy work from 2003 recovered in Germany

September 15, 2011

Street art is a temperamental form of expression, as it is illegal in most places to alter the property of others. Read Article »

Germany undefeated so far in 2012 European Championship qualifiers

August 31, 2011

The German national football team is slated to play against Austria on Friday for the qualifying rounds of the 2012 European Championship. Read Article »

Da Vinci portrait comes back to Germany for first time since WWII

August 25, 2011

One of Leonardo da Vinci's portraits recently went on display in Germany for the first time since the Second World War. Read Article »

Kiss goodbye to kissing hello in Germany

August 11, 2011

In many countries and cultures, a kiss on the cheek is a standard greeting, but certain cultures are unaccustomed to the practice. Read Article »